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Milwaukee’s Historic Soldiers Home to Get New Life (Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee)

11.14.19

From Affordable Housing Finance:

Six buildings at the Milwaukee Soldiers Home, a national historic landmark district, are being rehabilitated into housing for veterans and their families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Located on the grounds of the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center, the project is being led by The Alexander Co. and the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee (HACM).

Volunteers help housing authority residents pursue college degrees (Housing Authority of Cook County)

11.14.19

From the Chicago Tribune:

Earning a college degree is often easier said than done, especially for working parents who are the first in their families to pursue higher education.

The college experience can be overwhelming. When new students first set foot on campus, they can get lost looking for a classroom or office. They may become exasperated trying to fill out financial aid forms. Students may feel like giving up.

Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority & Partners Working to Find Homes for Homeless Vets This Holiday Season

11.13.19

A new joint initiative is helping Cleveland veterans find housing in time for the holidays. Through the Home for the Holidays initiative, the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA), HUD, and the Cleveland VA are coordinating their outreach and resources to quickly find housing for veterans experiencing homelessness before the holiday season.

TCC Wins Excellence in Affordable Housing Award for Innovation (Tacoma Housing Authority)

10.31.19

From The Suburban Times:

The Tacoma/Pierce County Affordable Housing Consortium has named Tacoma Community College (TCC) an Excellence in Affordable Housing Award winner in the “innovation” category for 2019. The college will be recognized along with community partners the University of Washington Tacoma (UWT), Koz Development and CWD Investments, at the Excellence in Affordable Housing Event on Oct. 17 at Annie Wright School in Tacoma.

City of San Diego moves ahead with plans for fourth bridge shelter (San Diego Housing Commission)

10.31.19

From KUSI News:

The San Diego Housing Commission has recommended the Alpha Project to run the city’s fourth bridge shelter for homeless people.

The shelters offer a safe place for adult single men and women experiencing homelessness to receive bridge housing, emergency shelter, and appropriate services needed while preparing for permanent housing placements using the Housing First model.

Boys and Girls Club of New Haven to remain open (Elm City Communities/Housing Authority of New Haven)

10.31.19

From WTNH News 8:

The Boys and Girls Club of New Haven will now remain open following an announcement earlier this week that it was closing its doors.

Mayor Toni Harp announced an agreement Thursday among the city, New Haven Public Schools, the Housing Authority of New Haven, the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, and the Boys and Girls Club of New Haven to continue to provide after-school programming for children at the Boys and Girls Club of New Haven.

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